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Heirs’ property: how southern states allow white land developers to steal reconstruction-era land from Black families

Back in 2017, The Nation ran a superb, in-depth story on "heirs' property," a legalized form of property theft that allows primarily rich white developers to expropriate land owned by the descendants' of Black slaves.

Now, an in-depth Propublica investigation returns to the American south and its landgrabbing white grifters, with a piece that ...

Voting machine companies: the names of our parent companies are trade secrets

When the North Carolina State Board of Elections asked the voting machine companies whose products were used in state elections who owned those companies, both Election Systems & Software and Hart Intercivic claimed that the answers to the question were proprietary, confidential trade secrets that would devalue their companies if they were divulged.

The Board ...

Zipline’s new $190 million funding means it’s the newest billion dollar contender in the game of drones

With a valuation of over $1 billion and $190 million in new financing, Zipline has become the latest contender to be the leader in the game of drones. The competition to be a leading vendor of delivery drone services is fierce, but Zipline has already built its billion-dollar business selling its hardware and services as ...

Mass shooting at UNC Charlotte leaves 2 killed, 4 injured [DEVELOPING]

Two people were killed and four others were injured at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, the Mecklenburg Emergency Medical Services Agency confirmed in a post on Twitter on Tuesday evening.

WASHINGTON POST:

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte warned the campus on Tuesday evening of shots being fired and urged people to “Run, Hide, ...

Bernie Sanders outraised every other Democrat in North Carolina

One major tactical consideration for Democrats in selecting their candidate for the 2020 presidential election is whether that candidate can garner support in flippable red states, like North Carolina: that's why it's so important that Bernie Sanders outraised every other would-be Democrat nominee in NC this year, bringing in $48,000 (his nearest competitor, Pete ...

Public health startup Cityblock raises $65M Series B

The Sidewalk Labs spin-out provides personalized health and social services to low-income communities. ...

Lithium Mine To Open In North Carolina: Only Of Its Type In U.S.

04.10.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Time to bring lithium production back to the U.S. Piedmont Lithium Limited intends to launch an open-pit lithium mine in North Carolina, which would be the only one of its type in the U.S. According to media reports, the region west of Charlotte was once a mother lode of lithium and mining of the lightest ...

Duke Energy Proposes $76M EV Charging Program In North Carolina

04.05.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Duke Energy intends to leverage the charging infrastructure in North Carolina Duke Energy proposes $76 million charging program, which would be the largest in North Carolina (and in the Southeast) if the proposal will be approved by the state regulators. In brief, the idea is to incentivize the installation of around new 2,500 charging points ...

Two former members of Google’s skunkworks division have launched a biomanufacturing company

Biomanufacturing technologies — taking modified versions of existing organisms and bending them to the will of humans — has moved from the world of science fiction to becoming a new reality. Across the startup landscape companies are launching to make synthetic spider silk, or make leather substitutes, or meat substitutes, or novel chemicals and pharmaceuticals. ...